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Table of Contents


Draft Day Advice
-General Advice
-Position Advice

-2023 NFL Schedule
-Strength of Schedule


QB Statistical Analysis
-2022 Top Performances
-2022 Most Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Avg Fantasy Points
-2022 Median Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Consistent
-Easiest 2023 Schedule
-Easiest 2023 Playoff Schedule

RB Statistical Analysis
-2022 Top Performances
-2022 Most Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Avg Fantasy Points
-2022 Median Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Consistent
-Easiest 2023 Schedule
-Easiest 2023 Playoff Schedule

WR Statistical Analysis
-2022 Top Performances
-2022 Most Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Avg Fantasy Points
-2022 Median Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Consistent
-Easiest 2023 Schedule
-Easiest 2023 Playoff Schedule

TE Statistical Analysis
-2022 Top Performances
-2022 Most Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Avg Fantasy Points
-2022 Median Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Consistent
-Easiest 2023 Schedule
-Easiest 2023 Playoff Schedule

Kicker Statistical Analysis
-2022 Top Performances
-2022 Most Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Avg Fantasy Points
-2022 Median Fantasy Points
-2022 Most Consistent
-Easiest 2023 Schedule
-Easiest 2023 Playoff Schedule

2022 Defense Rankings
-Fantasy Points Allowed (Total)
-Fantasy Points Allowed QBs
-Fantasy Points Allowed RBs
-Fantasy Points Allowed WRs
-Fantasy Points Allowed TEs
-Fantasy Points Allowed Ks

Proven Draft Strategy
-Numerical Analysis
-GCAM (Overview)
-GCAM (QBs)
-GCAM (RBs)
-GCAM (WRs)
-GCAM (TEs)
-GCAM (PKs)
-GCAM (D/ST)

Targets, Carries and Touches
-2022 Most Targets
-2022 Most Carries
-2022 Most Touches

Redzone Analysis
-2022 Redzone Passing
-2022 Redzone Rushing
-2022 Redzone Receiving
-2022 Redzone Touches

Depth Charts
-AFC East
-AFC North
-AFC South
-AFC West
-NFC East
-NFC North
-NFC South
-NFC West

Nagging Injuries
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs

Moving Truck Tracker
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs

Rookie Report
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs
-PKs
-Dynasty/Rookie Snapshot

Sophomore Status
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs
-PKs

Fantasy Studs
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs
-PKs
-D/ST

Sleepers
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs
-PKs
-D/ST

Duds
-QBs
-RBs
-WRs
-TEs
-PKs
-D/ST

Average Draft Position
-Top 150
-QB
-RB
-WR
-TE
-PK
-D/ST
-DL
-LB
-DB

ATC Cheat Sheets
QB Rankings
RB Rankings
WR Rankings
TE Rankings
PK Rankings
Team Defense/Special Teams Rankings
DL Rankings
LB Rankings
DB Rankings
Draft Board Snapshot
Top 200 Players Overall
Top 216 Auction Values

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2023
Draft Kit

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Williams, Mike - NYJ

Williams, Mike

Williams went down to a left ACL tear in Week 3 last season while with the Chargers, so he was never a likely candidate to be ready for OTAs. The start of training camp in July could represent a better target for Williams, though the Jets haven't offered an official estimate for his return timeline. On the plus side, Aaron Rodgers (Achilles) is participating in OTAs without any setbacks, so Williams will be able to start building chemistry with his new quarterback as soon as he gains clearance. The big-bodied 29-year-old will complement top wideout Garrett Wilson as the No. 2 option for New York once healthy.


Boyd, Tyler - TEN

Boyd, Tyler

Tyler Boyd had 67 receptions on 98 targets, totaling 667 receiving yards at an average of 10 yards per catch, with a long catch of 64 yards. Boyd found the end zone twice. Over 17 games, Boyd earned 112.3 fantasy points, averaging 6.6 points per game as the WR64 in points per game. He will likely be a nice depth piece for the Titans in 2024, and possibly provide some early in-season production as he turns 30 years old.


Gallup, Michael - LV

Gallup, Michael

Signed with the Raiders in free agency after being released by the Dallas Cowboys.


Johnson, Diontae - CAR

Johnson, Diontae

Before the switch to Mason Rudolph from Week 7-13 (when Diontae Johnson returned healthy), DJ led the team with a 26% target share and 9.2 points/game. After Johnson returned from his injury in Week 7, he was very effective with a 23% target share while scoring 5 TDs averaging 14 expected fantasy points per game. Despite the Steelers' offensive transitions and his own injuries to overcome, Johnson maintained his productivity, finishing the season with 127.2 fantasy points, averaging 10 points per game - 36th in points per game. Now in Carolina, Johnson will project for a boatload of targets in an offense that fueled Adam Thielen to WR25 finish. Johnson will be at worst a fantasy WR3 with potential ceiling unlocked if Bryce Young can take a step forward in 2024.


DIGGS, STEFON - HOU

DIGGS, STEFON

Stefon Diggs faced a challenging 2023 season, finishing as WR10 overall but averaging just 13 points per game, landing him as WR15 in half-point scoring. His performance waned significantly from Week 10 onwards, averaging a mere 7.3 points and 42 receiving yards per game. Despite maintaining a near 30% target share and accumulating over 1,800 air yards for the season, Diggs struggled to deliver consistent fantasy production. With uncertainty surrounding his role in the Texans' offense and competition from Tank Dell and Nico Collins, fantasy managers may approach Diggs with caution entering his age 31 season.


Guyton, Jalen - LV

Guyton, Jalen

Jalen Guyton inks deal with Las VegasThe Las Vegas Raiders have signed WR Jalen Guyton.Fantasy ImpactGuyton only suited up in eight games last season, registering 89 receiving yards and one touchdown on 10 receptions. He will likely compete for a depth role behind three strong veteran wide receiver options in the Raiders’ offense.


Davis, Gabe - JAC

Davis, Gabe

Davis did not participate in practice Wednesday and Thursday and will be unable to suit up this weekend. The Bills will likely turn to Khalil Shakir and Trent Sherfield to fill in for Davis' this weekend.


Mooney, Darnell - ATL

Mooney, Darnell

Darnell Mooney's potential as a FA steal in the upcoming season is evident despite a challenging and injury-marred previous campaign. His track record of commanding a significant target share of 27%, especially during his standout performances in 2021-2022, underscores his ability to thrive in an offense. With a clear path to the WR2 role in Atlanta's receiving corps, Mooney could emerge as a valuable asset, particularly in a case of an injury. Coupled with his impressive yards after the catch per reception, Mooney's presence adds depth and reliability to the upgraded Falcons' passing game.


Osborn, K.J. - NE

Osborn, K.J.

Osborn's underwhelming performance against the Lions proved to be another example of the receiver's inconsistency in the 2023 campaign. Not including his rookie season in which he didn't play a single offensive snap, the veteran wideout recorded career lows in receptions (48), yards (540) and touchdowns (three) in 2023. Osborn is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, so it's possible he may find himself in a new locale when the 2024 if the Vikings feel they can find an upgrade for the No. 3 receiver spot.


Watkins, Quez - PIT

Watkins, Quez

Quez Watkins signs with SteelersQuez Watkins has signed with the Steelers.Fantasy ImpactWatkins spent the first four seasons of his career with the Eagles, catching 98 combined passes in a limited role. He'll be a depth receiver for Pittsburgh.


Duvernay, Devin - JAC

Duvernay, Devin

Devin Duvernay agrees to deal with the JaguarsDevin Duvernay agreed to a two-year deal worth $8.5 million base, with offensive upside to $12.5 million.Fantasy ImpactDuvernay will likely continue to primarily have a role in special teams with a small role as a receiver as he did with the Ravens.


Bateman, Rashod - BAL

Bateman, Rashod

The Baltimore Ravens signed wide receiver Rashod Bateman to a 2-year contract through the 2026 season. Ravens OC Todd Monken says he's seen "tremendous growth" from WR Bateman and expects him to receive the ball a lot this season per Ryan Mink, Editorial Director for the Ravens.


Moore, Rondale - ATL

Moore, Rondale

Rondale Moore to be traded to Falcons in player swapThe Atlanta Falcons are acquiring WR Rondale Moore from the Arizona Cardinals in a player-for-player trade involving QB Demond Ridder.Fantasy ImpactMoore never had the breakout fans hoped for, with his yards per route run dropping every season (1.65, 1.47 and 0.73, respectively). Despite his drop in efficiency, Moore still has a potential niche to fill in the NFL as an underneath, speedy YAC threat or as a pseudo-satellite back. If Atlanta can get creative with Moore's usage, he could provide further versatility to the offense.


Skowronek, Ben - HOU

Skowronek, Ben

Ben Skowronek being traded to TexansBen Skowronek has been traded to the Houston Texans. Skowronek was originally expected to be released, but instead, the Rams will receive compensation for him, which involves a 6th and 7th-round pick swap between the Rams and the Texans in 2026. Fantasy ImpactSkowronek joins a stacked wide receiver room in Houston, which includes Tank Dell, Nico Collins, and the newly acquired Stefon Diggs. Skowronek will likely be a depth piece in the Texans' wide receiver room, and won't be fantasy relevant in standard 12 team leagues.


ALLEN, KEENAN - CHI

ALLEN, KEENAN

Keenan Allen had a stellar 2023 season, ranking third in points per game and finishing as the WR8 overall, thanks in large part to his impressive 31% target share. Despite turning 32 in 2024, he displayed no signs of slowing down with Justin Herbert. However, his trade to the Bears presents new challenges, particularly with a downgrade in rookie QB play and stiff competition for targets from players like Rome Odunze and D.J. Moore. This shift in situation, coupled with Allen's age, raises concerns about his fantasy outlook for the upcoming season.


Samuel, Curtis - BUF

Samuel, Curtis

Samuel was one of five Commanders to catch four TD passes and otherwise finished second to Terry McLaurin in the major receiving categories. Second-year pro Jahan Dotson was a disappointment as the No. 2 receiver and took a step back from his rookie season, whereas Samuel's 2023 receiving numbers were nearly identical to those from 2022 (62-613-4 receiving line). A lack of rushing opportunities was the biggest change for the 27-year-old, as he got just seven carries under new offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy after taking 37 the previous season. Bieniemy wasn't fired along with head coach Ron Rivera, but it's nonetheless possible Samuel ends up in a new offense for 2024 given that he's reached the end of his three-year contract. Groin and hamstring injuries limited him to 84 snaps in the first season of the deal, but he then missed just one game the past two years while handling snap shares of 71.4 percent (2022) and 55.5 percent (2023). Samuel shouldn't have too much trouble finding teams that are interested in signing him as a No. 3 receiver


Jeudy, Jerry - CLE

Jeudy, Jerry

Jerry Jeudy secured 54 receptions for 758 receiving yards in the 2023 season with the Broncos. Despite his yardage production, Jeudy struggled to find the end zone, recording only two touchdowns throughout the year. His fantasy performance landed him as the WR50 overall, emphasizing the need for improved quarterback play in his first season with the Browns to elevate his fantasy value beyond the WR3 tier. Based on the contract Jeudy signed - 3-years and $52.5 million - it's his job to lose as the WR2 versus Elijah Moore.


McCloud, Ray-Ray - ATL

McCloud, Ray-Ray

Ray-Ray McCloud III (ribs) heading to injured reserveSan Francisco WR/KR/PR Ray-Ray McCloud III is being placed on the team's injured reserve list with a rib injury.Fantasy ImpactMcCloud leads the 49ers in kick returns and punt returns while playing a respectable 25% of the offensive snaps as a WR, making him a versatile role player for the 49ers. With no exact replacement, McCloud's production will likely need to be replaced in aggregate by other players. In Week 13 when McCloud was out, Ronnie Bell handled PR duties and Deebo Samuel handled KR duties, while veteran WR Chris Conley — who signed with the active roster — can fill in as a depth WR.


Reynolds, Josh - DEN

Reynolds, Josh

Josh Reynolds signing two-year deal with BroncosThe Denver Broncos are signing veteran WR Josh Reynolds to a two-year $14 million contract.Fantasy ImpactReynolds is coming off arguably a career-year, posting 608 receiving yards on 40 catches (both second-best) with five touchdowns (tied for career-best). Reynolds can provide another outside receiver who can threaten the boundary and attack defenses deep, pairing with Courtland Sutton in an offense that’s short on weapons.


Brown, Hollywood - KC

Brown, Hollywood

Brown made the highlight play of Wednesday's session with a one-handed catch during 7-on-7 drills, per Matt McMullen of the Chiefs' official site, so it looks like he's put last season's heel injury behind him. Now heading into his age-27 season on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Chiefs, Brown is facing an intriguing fantasy opportunity if he can manage to separate himself from the pack in Kansas City's wide receiver corps, so it's encouraging to see him building some momentum early. Meanwhile, Rashee Rice appears likely to face a suspension at some point during the 2024 season, while rookie second-round pick Xavier Worthy (hamstring) currently is sidelined and could miss a notable portion of OTAs.


Jones, Zay - ARI

Jones, Zay

Zay Jones' 2023 season was marred by injuries, limiting his impact to just 34 receptions for 321 yards and 2 touchdowns in 9 games. Despite the challenges, his performance in the final four games hinted at his potential when healthy, averaging 8 fantasy points and just south of 10 targets/game. His signing with the Arizona Cardinals after being released presents a fresh opportunity, and if he can maintain his health, he could become a valuable asset in their offense as No. 3 option.


Harty, Deonte - BAL

Harty, Deonte

Deonte Harty signs with the RavensDeonte Harty has signed a deal with the Baltimore Ravens. The former Bills WR totalled 15 receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown last season. Fantasy ImpactHarty's impact will mostly be felt in the special teams unit. As a former special teams pro-bowler in 2019, he will provide some explosiveness to the Ravens' return game. Harty's arrival will not impact the usage of the likes of Zay Flowers and Mark Andrews.


Shenault Jr., Laviska - SEA

Shenault Jr., Laviska

Laviska Shenault looks like the odd-man-out entering Year 3 with Christian Kirk, Marvin Jones and Zay Jones ahead of him in the target pecking order. Viska-stans might need a trade for him to revive his plummeting fantasy value. Because his team-leading 21% target rate per route run on 99 targets does suggest that maybe he's not as bad as the market perceives him. Especially considering the wide receivers going into Year 3 drafted in Round 2 that have eclipsed 170 targets since 2018 is a solid group to be associated with. Those names include JuJu Smith-Schuster, D.K. Metcalf, Tee Higgins, Chase Claypool, Courtland Sutton, A.J. Brown, Michael Pittman Jr. and Christian Kirk.


Williams, Jameson - DET

Williams, Jameson

Jameson Williams has faced challenges in his first two years in the NFL, including a torn ACL in his rookie season and a slow start due to a suspension in his second year. While he has displayed flashes of big-play potential, injuries and inconsistencies have hampered his progress. Heading into his third year, Williams is expected to take on a larger role in the Lions' offense with the WR2 position likely up for grabs. However, his limited target share and inconsistent performance in 2023 raise questions about his potential breakout. Williams may be overrated based on his draft capital, and he faces competition for targets in a crowded receiving corps in Detroit. Still, it's noteworthy that his HC has already labeled Jamo as the team's most improved player this offseason. Year 3 seems like it will be a career-best for the former Alabama product.


Zaccheaus, Olamide - WAS

Zaccheaus, Olamide

Olamide Zaccheaus signs with CommandersThe Washington Commanders agreed to a deal with Olamide Zaccheaus.Fantasy ImpactZaccheaus remains in the NFC East after spending last season with the Eagles. He will likely remain in a depth role now with the Commanders.


Sherfield Sr., Trent - MIN

Sherfield Sr., Trent

The Bills have turned to their running game over the last few weeks, which has kept Josh Allen to 30 or fewer pass attempts in three out of his last four games. Without Davis, expect more looks for tight ends and Khalil Shakir and Trent Sherfield, but the heavy lifting in the offense will be done by Allen, James Cook, league_id&P=12186">Stefon Diggs and TE Dalton Kincaid.


Campbell, Parris - PHI

Campbell, Parris

Parris Campbell, Eagles agree to terms on one-year dealFormer New York Giants WR Parris Campbell has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles.Fantasy ImpactCampbell, who spent 2023 with the Giants, spent four years with the Colts to begin his career. His best season came in 2022 when he had 63 catches, 623 yards and three TDs in Indy. However, he caught just 20 passes as a member of a depleted WR group in New York in 2023. The Eagles brought in Campbell and DeVante Parker to help find a reliable WR3 to pair with A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith.


Chark, DJ - LAC

Chark, DJ

Chark closed out his first Panthers season by setting the pace in receiving yards and targets on the afternoon while also sharing the team lead in receptions. Like all other Carolina pass catchers, Chark was partly a victim of rookie first overall pick's Bryce Young's shortcomings under center, and he put together an unremarkable 35-525-5 line across 15 games. Chark still displayed plenty of downfield chops and will still be just 27 when next season begins, but it remains to be seen if there will be mutual interest between him and the Panthers in a reunion after he played on a one-year deal in 2023.


St. Brown, Equanimeous - NO

St. Brown, Equanimeous

St. Brown was most valuable as a blocker, which explains why he was targeted six times in seven games played despite being on the field between 37 and 59 percent of the snaps in each contest he suited up for. The veteran ended the season with five catches for 62 yards. After two seasons with Chicago and five years in the league, St. Brown is an unrestricted free agent.


CROWDER, JAMISON - WAS

CROWDER, JAMISON

Crowder had logged double-digit snaps in four of the Commanders' previous five games while producing a 13-130-1 receiving line on 16 targets, but he dropped to sixth in the pecking order at receiver Sunday with all of Terry McLaurin, Jahan Dotson, Curtis Samuel, Byron Pringle and Dyami Brown seeing more playing time. Though the Commanders could look to work Crowder in more at the expense of either Pringle or Brown coming out of their Week 14 bye, McLaurin, Dotson and Samuel are locked in as Washington's clear top three wideouts when healthy.


McKenzie, Isaiah - NYG

McKenzie, Isaiah

Isaiah McKenzie to sign with the GiantsThe Giants are expected to sign WR Isaiah McKenzie.Fantasy ImpactMcKenzie had a quiet 2023 season with the Colts, tallying 82 receiving yards on 11 receptions in 13 games. The 28-year-old will likely hold a depth role on the Giants and have limited fantasy value in 2024.


MOORE, CHRIS - ARI

MOORE, CHRIS

Chris Moore signs with CardinalsThe Arizona Cardinals signed Chris Moore on a one-year deal.Fantasy ImpactMoore will add some depth to the Cardinals wide receiver room on the same day they traded Rondale Moore. He caught 22 passes with the Titans last season.


BECKHAM JR., ODELL - MIA

BECKHAM JR., ODELL

Beckham will sit with the Ravens having clinched the No. 1 seed in the AFC. He'll get a breather heading into the playoffs.


Ridley, Calvin - TEN

Ridley, Calvin

Calvin Ridley caught 76 passes on 136 targets for 1,016 yards in his lone season as a Jaguar. With nearly 1,800 air yards, he boasted a 22.5% target share and 36% air yards share, finding the end zone 8 times. He ranked as WR17 overall (11.3 points/ game, WR26) positioning him as a low-end WR2 in fantasy. Ridley led the league in end zone targets (24) but fell short of fully capitalizing on his elite opportunities for a fantasy WR1 season. Now with the Titans alongside veterans DeAndre Hopkins and Tyler Boyd, he enters a potentially more pass-centric offense under new head coach Brian Callahan and second-year QB Will Levis, offering opportunities for increased production.


TAYLOR, TRENT - SF

TAYLOR, TRENT

In his first year with Chicago and sixth season as a pro, Taylor's main value was as a punt returner. The veteran played fewer than 10 percent of the offensive snaps in more than half of his games, and his only touch of the season was a rushing attempt that resulted in a two-yard loss. He was also targeted once this season. Taylor is now an unrestricted free agent.


Smith-Marsette, Ihmir - CAR

Smith-Marsette, Ihmir

Smith-Marsette handled punt-return duties throughout the season and saw his offensive role expand after Laviska Shenault (ankle) was injured in November. Although he produced some good moments on gadget plays, it remains to be seen whether Carolina's new front office will look to retain Smith-Marsette as a restricted free agent this offseason.


Jefferson, Van - PIT

Jefferson, Van

Van Jefferson catches three passes in Week 17Van Jefferson caught three of five targets for 19 yards during the Falcons' 37-17 loss to the Bears in Week 17.Fantasy ImpactJefferson had one of his biggest games since joining the Falcons, but it wasn't nearly enough to put him on the fantasy radar. He can be avoided in all leagues ahead of Week 18 against the Saints.


Miller, Scotty - PIT

Miller, Scotty

Miller played a season-low seven offensive snaps but caught his first pass since Week 12. From Weeks 5-12, Miller caught seven of eight targets for 76 yards and two scores, but outside of that stretch, he has secured just two of six targets for 19 yards.


Claypool, Chase - BUF

Claypool, Chase

Chase Claypool signing with BillsChase Claypool is signing a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills.Fantasy ImpactClaypool has been on three different teams over the past two seasons, and now he's signing a one-year deal to join the Bills. He has totaled just 528 yards and two touchdowns over the past couple of seasons, but with Buffalo being thin at the wide receiver position, he may have a chance to make an impact. The added depth is good for QB Josh Allen, who will be without both Stefon Diggs and Gabe Davis for the first time in several years.


Washington, Montrell - KC

Washington, Montrell

Washington was elevated for the first time this season ahead of Sunday's 41-10 win over the Bears. The wide receiver operated exclusively as a special-teams option, returning three punts for 33 yards. With Richie James (knee) on injured reserve, Washington is a good bet to continue operating as the team's primary returner for the time being.


Peoples-Jones, Donovan - DET

Peoples-Jones, Donovan

Donovan Peoples-Jones re-signs with LionsThe Detroit Lions are bringing back WR Donovan Peoples-Jones on a one-year deal worth up to $2 million.Fantasy ImpactPeoples-Jones was traded to Detroit midway through the season in exchange for a 2025 sixth-rounder. In eight games with the Lions, the former Cleveland Brown caught five passes for 58 yards. He only played on 13% of the offensive snaps and 14% of special teams snaps. With a cheap one-year deal, Peoples-Jones should be viewed as nothing more than a depth piece with field-stretching capabilities as he operates behind an established trio of receivers.


Reagor, Jalen - NE

Reagor, Jalen

Over his past two seasons, Reagor combined for just 15 catches after hauling in 64 passes over his first two years as a pro with the Eagles. The 2020 first-rounder is slated to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and it remains to be seen whether he stays on with New England as a depth wideout/returner or catches on elsewhere.


Olszewski, Gunner - NYG

Olszewski, Gunner

As has been the case throughout his career, Olszewski worked primarily on special teams, with his one reception representing the lowest single-season mark across his five-year career. After seeing game action just twice over the first seven weeks of the campaign with Pittsburgh, the 27-year-old found a home in New York, taking over as the team's primary return man and recording his third career touchdown on a 94-yard punt return against the Rams in Week 17. He's set to be an unrestricted free agent, and it wouldn't be surprising if the Giants look to bring him back to fill the same kick- and punt-returner roles after he stabilized what had been a weak spot for the team prior to his arrival.


Baldwin, Daylen - ATL

Baldwin, Daylen

Daylen Baldwin to work out with FalconsThe Atlanta Falcons are expected to work out WR Daylen Baldwin on Tuesday.Fantasy ImpactBaldwin spent last season with the Vikings, but did not appear in a game. He will try to land a deal with Atlanta.


Harry, N'Keal - MIN

Harry, N

Harry was waived by the Vikings on Tuesday when they activated Justin Jefferson (hamstring) from injured reserve. The 2019 first-round selection has appeared in nine games for Minnesota this season, but he has logged only 20 snaps on offense an has yet to see a target. He'll likely need another injury to the Vikings' receiving corps to get another chance with the active roster.


HOLLINS, MACK - BUF

HOLLINS, MACK

Mack Hollins is entering his age 31 season (wait what) and signed with the Buffalo Bills this offseason, presumably to operate as a field-stretcher and downfield blocker. Our new cardio king. Hollins has only had one productive season in the NFL (2022 with the Raiders as the fantasy WR41) when finished 10th in routes run per dropbacks (93%) and commanded 1,153 air yards as the clear-cut No. 2 wide receiver. The journeyman new landing spot will likely be completely overlooked by fantasy managers, but a WR running a route on 90% or more of Josh Allen's dropbacks (the Gabe Davis role) is pretty tantalizing, especially at a free price tag. Just don't get carried away with Hollins as anything more than a depth fantasy WR4/5 a best. Worth an addition in deeper WR formats.


DORSETT, PHILLIP - DEN

DORSETT, PHILLIP

Phillip Dorsett II signs with BroncosThe Denver Broncos signed WR Phillip Dorsett II.Fantasy ImpactThe Broncos sign Dorsett just a few days after they released him. He will compete for a roster spot throughout camp.


ROBINSON II, ALLEN - NYG

ROBINSON II, ALLEN

Allen Robinson II inks deal with Giants The Giants have signed free agent WR Allen Robinson II.Fantasy ImpactRobinson is coming off a disappointing 2023 season in which he recorded 280 receiving yards on 34 receptions in 17 games. Fantasy managers should expect the 30-year-old to operate as a depth receiver for the Giants.


Camp, Jalen - CLE

Camp, Jalen

Jalen Camp signs with BrownsThe Cleveland Browns signed WR Jalen Camp.Fantasy ImpactA former sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, Camp has appeared in five career games with one start, all with the Texans. He'll compete for a depth spot in the Browns wide receiver room.


BYRD, DAMIERE - WAS

BYRD, DAMIERE

Damiere Byrd signs with CommandersThe Washington Commanders signed WR Damiere Byrd.Fantasy ImpactByrd appeared in one game with the Falcons last season after appearing in 14 games with Atlanta the year prior. He will compete for a roster spot with Washington throughout camp.


Swain, Freddie - CHI

Swain, Freddie

Freddie Swain signs with BearsThe Chicago Bears signed WR Freddie Swain.Fantasy ImpactSwain did not play in a regular season game last season as he was on the Dolphins' practice squad. He will compete for a spot on the Bears roster throughout training camp.


Valdes-Scantling, Marquez - BUF

Valdes-Scantling, Marquez

Marquez Valdes-Scantling to sign with BillsFree agent WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling is planning on signing with the Bills. Fantasy ImpactMVS recorded 315 receiving yards and one touchdown on 21 receptions during the Chiefs’ regular season in 2023. The 29-year-old will join a reworked wide receiver group that will look to build chemistry with QB Josh Allen.


Cobb, Randall - TBD

Cobb, Randall

Randall Cobb catches touchdown pass versus TexansRandall Cobb turned his lone target into a 15-yard touchdown reception during the Jets' 30-6 win over the Texans in Week 14.Fantasy ImpactThis was Cobb's second game, first catch, and first touchdown since Week 6. As much as the Jets can benefit from his veteran presence, he remains off the fantasy radar.


Jones, Marvin - TBD

Jones, Marvin

Marvin Jones Jr. stepping away from football, released by DetoritLions WR Marvin Jones Jr. announced today that he is stepping away from football to take care of family matters. The Lions have announced his release.Fantasy ImpactJones did not play Sunday as he was attending to a personal matter and will now be a free agent, but is unlikely to return this season. Fantasy managers can move Jones to their league’s waiver wire and pick up another option for the remainder of the season.


Beasley, Cole - TBD

Beasley, Cole

Cole Beasley released by GiantsCole Beasley has been released from the Giants practice squad. Fantasy ImpactBeasley requested his release from the team this week. The 34-year-old receiver has spent most of the campaign on IR after playing in only four games between the Bills and Buccaneers last season.


Goodwin, Marquise - TBD

Goodwin, Marquise

Marquise Goodwin officially inactive for Week 18Browns WR Marquise Goodwin is officially inactive for a Week 18 matchup with the Bengals. Fantasy ImpactGoodwin was listed as questionable with a knee injury. With the Browns locked into the fifth seed in the AFC, it makes sense to rest Goodwin and ensure that he has a chance to play in the first round of the playoffs.


Jones, Chandler - TBD

Jones, Chandler

Chandler Jones released by RaidersChandler Jones has been released by the Las Vegas Raiders.Fantasy ImpactJones has been on the NFI list for a while and hasn't seen the field yet this year. He's currently dealing with some personal issues that led the team to put him on the list, but now his release is coming just a day after he was arrested in Las Vegas. It doesn't seem like we will see him on the field anytime soon, and this further clears the way for rookie Tyree Wilson to get a lot of reps in his first season.


Parker, DeVante - TBD

Parker, DeVante

DeVante Parker announces retirementDeVante Parker announced his retirement from the NFL after nine seasons.Fantasy ImpactParker finished his NFL career with 369 catches for 5,266 yards and 27 receiving TDs. He decided the time had come to spend more time with his family that includes his four children. “I want to see my kids, spend quality time with them,” Parker said. “I want to be there for them whenever I can.”


Carter, DeAndre - TBD

Carter, DeAndre

DeAndre Carter (knee) considered questionable for Week 1DeAndre Carter (knee) is considered questionable for the Raiders' Week 1 matchup against the Denver Broncos.Fantasy ImpactCarter has been limited at practice all week because of a knee injury, and now his status for Sunday's game will be up in the air for the same reason. The team will make a decision about his availability closer to game time, and Marquez Callaway may get more work off the bench if Carter doesn't play in Week 1.


Perriman, Breshad - TBD

Perriman, Breshad

Breshad Perriman released by ColtsBreshad Perriman has been released by the Indianapolis Colts.Fantasy ImpactThe Colts have to make some moves to get under the roster limit for this season, and they're starting by releasing Perriman. The veteran wideout has had multiple homes over the past couple of seasons, and he'll be back on the market for another one. It remains unclear if he'll sign somewhere at any point in the regular season, but he shouldn't be relevant for fantasy purposes regardless.


Shepard, Sterling - TBD

Shepard, Sterling

Sterling Shepard held to one catch in Week 12 winSterling Shepard caught 1-of-3 targets for six yards in the Giants’ 10-7 win over the Patriots.Fantasy ImpactShepard was held in check again as the veteran receiver has not logged more than one reception in any game this season. Fantasy managers can leave the 30-year-old on their league’s waiver wire with the Giants heading into a Week 13 bye.


Treadwell, Laquon - TBD

Treadwell, Laquon

Laquon Treadwell elevated from practice squad for SundayLaquon Treadwell has been elevated from the practice squad for Sunday's matchup against the Steelers.Fantasy ImpactTreadwell is being activated from the practice squad to suit up against the Steelers on Sunday. He was also activated last week, but he failed to log a single target on the course of the day. This move could purely be for depth, but it's also worth noting that Odell Beckham Jr. is considered questionable to play because of an ankle injury.


Thomas, Michael - TBD

Thomas, Michael

Michael Thomas re-signs with Cincinnati The Bengals and safety Michael Thomas have agreed to terms on a one-year contract for 2023.Fantasy ImpactWhile the terms of the deal were not made available yet, the Bengals are bringing back an important veteran presence in their secondary. Thomas suited up in 12 games for the Bengals last season and should continue to see time at safety in 2023.


Thomas, Mike - TBD

Thomas, Mike

"For me, it really was the asymmetry between the legs," Watson explained. "It comes from a lot of things. Obviously, the issues I've had in the past with hamstrings, not fully recovering from those strength-wise. I've been attacking the strength side of it, trying to get that symmetry back and it's been huge for me. I feel really, really good. I gotta continue grinding at it." Watson states he had a 20 percent difference in muscle mass between his right and left legs, but it's now between 8-10 percent. His goal is six percent. Watson was a full participant in OTAs, and getting him through a healthy offseason would be a big first step. He's the most explosive weapon in a deep Green Bay wideout room. Watson has averaged 15 yards per catch over his first two seasons.


Chosen, Robbie - TBD

Chosen, Robbie

Chosen's season highlight came in his first appearance, when he hauled in a 68-yard touchdown on his lone target during Miami's trouncing of the Broncos in Week 3. The veteran was quiet after that point, as he spent the rest of the campaign bouncing between the Dolphins' practice squad and active roster. Given that Chosen is playing on a one-year deal and set to become an unrestricted free agent, his best chance of earning another contract in Miami will likely be to make another splash play or two in the playoffs, starting with Saturday's wild-card matchup at Kansas City.


Cole, Keelan - TBD

Cole, Keelan

Keelan Cole Sr. released by RaidersKeelan Cole Sr. has been released by the Las Vegas Raiders.Fantasy ImpactCole was a rotational piece of Las Vegas' wide receiver room last year, starting three games and being active for 14 of them. The team is now releasing him, but there's a solid shot that he ends up back on the team's practice squad.


Arnold, Dan - TBD

Arnold, Dan

Dan Arnold released by EaglesThe Philadelphia Eagles released veteran TE Dan Arnold amid a series of roster cuts.Fantasy ImpactArnold had an uphill battle to make Philly's roster, which has a deep TE room. Starting his career in New Orleans after going undrafted, Arnold has put together some solid seasons at the TE position. Between his 2020 and 2021 seasons, Arnold had a combined 66 catches for 846 yards and four touchdowns across three teams. However, Arnold had just nine catches in 2022 after the Jaguars signed TE Evan Engram. The veteran TE will probably find a new home soon and operate as a depth TE.


Coutee, Keke - TBD

Coutee, Keke

Keke Coutee signs with DolphinsKeke Coutee signs with the Miami Dolphins. The 26 year old has played in the slot the majority of his career and may stay there during his time with the Dolphins.Fantasy ImpactCoutee got signed to the Dolphins after an injury to Braxton Berrios in the preseason opener. In Coutee’s career, he averaged 11.4 yards per catch with his best season coming in 2020 with 400 yards and 3 TDS. Volume is a WR’s best friend and in a pass-first offense with Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle on the same team, Coutee might slip past some coverages. He is expected to be the Dolphins’ slot WR for the foreseeable future and in a high powered offense he is a good waiver pickup.


Gage, Russell - TBD

Gage, Russell

Russell Gage becomes a free agentRussell Gage is now a free agent with the Buccaneers declining his team option.Fantasy ImpactAccording to Auman when Tampa Bay reworked Gage's deal last year, it included an option for 2024 and the team declined to pick it up. He missed all of last season due to a knee injury.


Kirkwood, Keith - TBD

Kirkwood, Keith

Keith Kirkwood not targeted in Week 13Keith Kirkwood did not see a target in the Saints' 33-28 loss against the Lions.Fantasy ImpactWith the Saints wide receiver room banged up, there was some thought Kirkwood could have a role but that did not end up being the case. Chris Olave and Alvin Kamara combined for 11 receptions with no other pass catcher hauling in more than two passes.


James, Richie - TBD

James, Richie

Richie James Jr. catches lone target in Week 17Richie James Jr. caught his lone target for six yards in the Chiefs' 25-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 17.Fantasy ImpactJames Jr. remains minimally involved in the Kansas City offense of late, seeing three or less targets in each of the last five games for the Chiefs. The speedster should remain out of lineups in all formats for fantasy managers ahead of a favorable Week 18 contest against the Los Angeles Chargers.


Hardman, Mecole - TBD

Hardman, Mecole

Mecole Hardman Jr. ruled out for Week 16The Chiefs have ruled out Mecole Hardman Jr. for their Week 16 matchup against the Raiders.Fantasy ImpactHardman had his practice window opened last week, but he was questionable about playing. With Skyy Moore and Kadarius Toney ruled out and Hardman unavailable, Rashee Rice, Justin Watson, and Marquez Valdes-Scantling will make up the WR corps in Week 16.


Renfrow, Hunter - TBD

Renfrow, Hunter

Hunter Renfrow being released by RaidersThe Raiders are set to release WR Hunter Renfrow on Wednesday.Fantasy ImpactThe team will release Renfrow when the new league year begins. The veteran was set to count $13.7M against the cap, which was hard to justify considering two consecutive quiet seasons. The 28-year-old should have plenty of suitors in free agency.


Proche, James - TBD

Proche, James

James Proche II signs with BrownsThe Browns and James Proche have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. Fantasy ImpactProche is back with Cleveland after playing in 10 games with them last season. He should remain in a primary punt return role.


Patmon, Dezmon - TBD

Patmon, Dezmon

Dezmon Patmon catches a TD pass in win on Saturday Dezmon Patmon caught his only target for 14 yards and a touchdown on Saturday night as the Colts beat the Cardinals by a 22-16 score in Week 16 action.Fantasy ImpactPatmon a sixth-round draft pick in 2020 made just his second catch of his career. The 23-year-old receiver is too far down the depth chart to be worth rostering in fantasy leagues.


Hinton, Kendall - TBD

Hinton, Kendall

Kendall Hinton waived by the BroncosKendall Hinton was waived by the Broncos on Sunday. Fantasy ImpactThe 26-year-old wide receiver out of Wake Forrest showed slight progression during his tenure with the team but was not able to make it through final cuts this year. Hinton has spent the last three seasons with the Broncos but will need to find a new team to join for the 2023 campaign.


Johnson, Tyron - TBD

Johnson, Tyron

Tyron Johnson signs with Houston's active rosterAccording to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans are signing free agent WR Tyron Johnson to the team's active roster.Fantasy ImpactJohnson opened the season on the Las Vegas Raiders and is now joining his fourth team in three seasons. Johnson has 22 catches for 414 yards and three scores in his career. Johnson likely won't factor much into the rotation in Houston and is just providing depth for a Texans team that is sneakily deep at wide receiver, even if it lacks top-end talent.


Hart, Penny - TBD

Hart, Penny

Hart suffered a concussion during the preseason and was subsequently placed on injured reserve but will now head to waivers. The 27-year-old will look to get healthy and find a new opportunity with another team.


Turner, DJ - TBD

Turner, DJ

Turner was listed as questionable to suit up Christmas Day after turning in DNP/DNP/LP practice results Week 16, but he's available for the Raiders in Kansas City. He stands to handle his usual role as a special-teams contributor Monday, having played just six offensive snaps across seven appearances this season.


Rodgers, Amari - TBD

Rodgers, Amari

Amari Rodgers waived by ColtsAmari Rodgers has been waived by the Indianapolis Colts.Fantasy ImpactThe Colts took a shot on Rodgers after the Packers released him, but he didn't perform well enough to earn a roster spot and is now being released. It isn't clear if he will sign back to the practice squad or find another home, but either way, he holds very little fantasy value for this year.


Darby, Frank - TBD

Darby, Frank

Frank Darby released by Atlanta TuesdayFrank Darby was released by the Falcons Tuesday. He remains a candidate for their practice squad.Fantasy ImpactDarby was selected in the sixth-round of the 2021 draft by Atlanta. He only recorded one reception for 14 yards in 2021. With offseason signings and 2022 draft picks joining the roster, Darby was the odd man out here.


Trammell, Austin - TBD

Trammell, Austin

Austin Trammell elevated from Rams practice squad for MNFThe Los Angeles Rams are activating WR Austin Trammell from their practice squad for their Monday Night Football contest.Fantasy ImpactThis should not be taken as a sign of panic for the availability of Puka Nacua, who is expected to play this week. Trammell was elevated in Week 2 as well as a special teams participant. He will likely see little to no action on offense.


Smith, Shi - TBD

Smith, Shi

Shi Smith records four receptions in week 17Shi Smith hauled in all four of his targets for 70 receiving yards and one touchdown in the Panthers' 30-24 Week 17 loss to the Buccaneers.Fantasy ImpactSmith has seen little involvement in a Carolina passing attack of late, recording eight receptions for 128 receiving yards and two touchdowns over his last five games for the club. The wideout will look to finish the season on a high note in a Week 18 road matchup against a stiff New Orleans defense.


Johnson, Cade - TBD

Johnson, Cade

Cade Johnson elevated from practice squadAccording to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Seattle Seahawks have elevated WR Cade Johnson from their practice squad for their wildcard matchup with the San Francisco 49ers.Fantasy ImpactJohnson, a sophomore from South Dakota State, had played just three games for the Seahawks this season, making appearances in Week 17 and Week 18. He caught just two passes for 21 yards and played roughly 40% of the team’s snaps on offense. With WR Marquise Goodwin out, he could continue to see a slightly expanded role.




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